Successes and Failures

‘The guard cat’ – Cat World Magazine issue # 419

This week was a happy milestone for me as I had an article accepted and published in February’s issue of Catworld. Entitled ‘The guard cat’, the piece tells the story of my feline friend who was my own personal guard cat and loyal companion during my journey to beat Hodgkins Lymphoma. Poppy was always by… Continue reading ‘The guard cat’ – Cat World Magazine issue # 419

NaNoWriMo

Excerpt from The Gateway – Page 77, first 7 lines

A fellow author friend tagged me in a post today for us to help share our work. The idea is that you share the first 7 lines of either page 7 or page 77 of your manuscript, then tag 7 other authors to do the same. I can’t follow suit via my Facebook page so I won’t be tagging anyone, but… Continue reading Excerpt from The Gateway – Page 77, first 7 lines

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I have officially joined the reject pile

Remember in October when I said I’d sent a submission off to a publisher? Well, I had my first official rejection letter on Wednesday. It was in electronic format, for which I was quite grateful, as the email came through while I was out for a leisurely walk to our local farm shop in search… Continue reading I have officially joined the reject pile

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The best decision I made

For each day that goes by, I don’t regret my decision to leave my 9-5 office job to look after my daughter full-time and focus on writing in my spare time. I don’t even know where I found the time to do anything else after being at work all day and still had a family… Continue reading The best decision I made